Jahia Digital Experience Platform vs. Microsoft SharePoint

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Jahia is a Java-based enterprise content management system. It features an integrated user portal, web publishing and content management, document management, collaboration, and multi-channel publishing.N/A
SharePoint
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Microsoft's SharePoint is an Intranet solution that enables users to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and collaborate across the organization.
$5
Per User Per Month
Pricing
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformMicrosoft SharePoint
Editions & Modules
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Plan 1
$5.00
Per User Per Month
Plan 2
$10.00
Per User Per Month
Office 365 E3
$20.00
Per User Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformSharePoint
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformMicrosoft SharePoint
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformMicrosoft SharePoint
Security
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Jahia Digital Experience Platform
9.4
33 Ratings
16% above category average
Microsoft SharePoint
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Ratings
Role-based user permissions9.433 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
8.4
34 Ratings
4% above category average
Microsoft SharePoint
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Ratings
API7.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language9.034 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
7.9
34 Ratings
4% above category average
Microsoft SharePoint
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Ratings
WYSIWYG editor8.933 Ratings00 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness7.929 Ratings00 Ratings
Admin section8.333 Ratings00 Ratings
Page templates8.933 Ratings00 Ratings
Library of website themes4.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design7.532 Ratings00 Ratings
Publishing workflow8.932 Ratings00 Ratings
Form generator8.425 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
6.4
33 Ratings
10% below category average
Microsoft SharePoint
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Ratings
Content taxonomy9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
SEO support7.333 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk management6.628 Ratings00 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions4.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Community / comment management4.53 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformMicrosoft SharePoint
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(43 ratings)
6.4
(192 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.3
(3 ratings)
9.8
(21 ratings)
Usability
7.3
(3 ratings)
8.2
(17 ratings)
Availability
6.8
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
5.5
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
7.3
(12 ratings)
8.6
(11 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(4 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.3
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformMicrosoft SharePoint
Likelihood to Recommend
Jahia Solutions
In my experience, Jahia Digital Experience Platform as a CMS platform is excellent when you have a large amount of content that needs to be customized. It is also good for when you have templated content that has minor variations. I would say it is less appropriate when the content has numerous mathematical computations, or a large amount of business logic that comes into play with data processing.
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Microsoft
Very user friendly. If you're already using M365 products it offers great integration! If you're using Azure AD it offers SSO for IAM and integrates nicely with Azure AD Groups which can then be used for Access management. As our IT / Azure Administrator, I particularly like the "sharing link" options where you can send a link with an expiration date and not have to remember to remove the link / access after a project / business case scenario is over.
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Pros
Jahia Solutions
  • Content management: It is very easy to update text, images, files and videos even for a non technical user.
  • Multi-site Management: It has a robust multi-site management capability, It helps in maintaining multiple websites with consistent branding.
  • Digital asset management: It is easier to store organize and retrieve images, videos and documents.
  • It has a great built-in analytics and reporting feature.
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Microsoft
  • Making collaboration easier via a better connection between accounts. You can share anything from a file to events with just a couple of clicks.
  • All services are connected and switching between services is a breeze[.]
  • Solutions to the majority of everyday business problems.
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Cons
Jahia Solutions
  • It lacks the ability to manage multiple versions of a page or content in general.
  • The back office interface sometimes encounters bugs or display problems.
  • It's difficult to keep pre-production sites up to date in terms of content compared to production, because the time required to import/export sites is very long once the site is rich in content.
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Microsoft
  • There are far too many good features to choose from, and advanced features are noticeably absent.
  • There is room for improvement in terms of integration with non-Microsoft products, as well as developer Story.
  • It is challenging to provide easier access via file explorer while also granting outside users and guests access.
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Likelihood to Renew
Jahia Solutions
I would not use Jahia as it proved too complex for our needs and didn't help our over goal of customer satisfaction. Along with the man hours to build and execute, it wasn't worth the hassle
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Microsoft
It's integral to our business. It's already included with most of the Office 365 licensing we buy, so the cost is effectively zero. It stores our files, it is the foundation for custom applications, and Microsoft only continues to enhance its functionality and its connections to other Microsoft tools. SharePoint just keeps getting better and better.
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Usability
Jahia Solutions
The interface and ergonomics are designed to facilitate the use of the product. The creation of template is easy which allows to minimize the actions necessary for the provision of content.
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Microsoft
No usability issues reported. Individual teams also have allocated areas which replace legacy shared drives on local LANs. Access to Sharepoint resources is fully integrated with corporate Active Directory with additional two-factor authentication required for administrative users. Users have access to Microsoft Services Hub which allows you to create, manage, and track support requests while staying current on Microsoft technologies with access to select self-paced learning paths
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Reliability and Availability
Jahia Solutions
[I give it this rating because it] was up most of the time. There are so many scheduled reboots that I don't think it would be a good choice for a 95% SLA.
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Microsoft
No answers on this topic
Performance
Jahia Solutions
It's stable after upgrade to Jahia 8. Not much server down so far
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Microsoft
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Jahia Solutions
As I was saying, the support makes sure to be available for any question, or any technical point that we may need to discuss about. Moreover, whenever we have an issue with the platform they get alerted and also send us an email so that we are aware. We had multiple complex topics to work on in the past, but they always have been answering our question
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Microsoft
Support for SharePoint is quite good. Microsoft provides good support. Microsoft offers
  • Quick turnaround time for issues
  • A range of support services
  • Access to a network of resources
  • Escalation of issues
  • Ongoing development and commitment to produce enhancement
The majority of support is required for initial installation. Once complete and the system is operating we have had very few support issues.
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In-Person Training
Jahia Solutions
No answers on this topic
Microsoft
The face to face training I received was on SharePoint Administration. It was rushed as there was a lot of information to cover and the application of the labs weren't that great either. I like to be able to relate what I am learning to what I am currently doing.
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Online Training
Jahia Solutions
No answers on this topic
Microsoft
I like to learn at my own pace and online training allows for that. Additionally, you can skip through pieces of content that you already know or are already comfortable with. Microsoft actually offers great videos on their website for basic fundamental SharePoint Training. I have used these training videos in some of my own training sessions with end users.
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Implementation Rating
Jahia Solutions
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Microsoft
Planning to the last detail would be advised. SharePoint is a very large application that takes a lot of finesse to get operational
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Alternatives Considered
Jahia Solutions
Jahia provides a similar user experience to other CMS I have used in the past - it features a simple interface that makes navigating and learning how to use the platform easy and the ability to copy and paste content saves time and effort when building new pages. The ease in which you can manage the site in different languages is also a big plus!
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Microsoft
The reasons for selecting MS SharePoint are: SharePoint provides ease of use and web design assistance and support SharePoint helps you schedule your content for publishing. enables users to share documents with external parties and offers a better internal structure of the content and better indexing and searching capabilities.
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Scalability
Jahia Solutions
You can create your own feature module and it can be resuable across the projects. The Java libraries is available for development of Tomcat or JSP
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Microsoft
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Jahia Solutions
  • Our once frustrated contributors are now happy to create content with Jahia Digital Experience Platform!
  • Pages are snappy and bug-free, which wasn't always the case.
  • Jahia Digital Experience Platform has mapped our complex organization into nice roles and permissions.
  • All our external services were nicely integrated into a modern portal.
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Microsoft
  • Increased collaboration - MS Sharepoint has increased knowledge share and collaboration between departments. This saves time and energy because of its efficient and effective communication
  • Increased document security - MS Sharepoint has increased our document security so we're safer knowing that our documents are security and access controlled appropriately. We are less prone to get in trouble by our customers due to the security provided by MS Sharepoint
  • Negative Impact Compared to other software - Not sure if the MS Sharepoint's main functionalities could've been met with other tools we currently have
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